Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
0126 On August - 01 publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.
0607 On this day in history ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).
0649 On this day in history pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7]
0860 Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II on this day in history.
0902 On August - 01 aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest on August - 01.
1086 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on this day in history.
1137 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.
1177 On August - 01 peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1190 On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 On August - 01 alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium
1291 On August - 01 everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
1322 Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on this day in history.
1404 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on August - 01.
1457 Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.
1485 On August - 01 henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on August - 01.
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on this day in history.
1498 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on August - 01.
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on August - 01.
1588 On August - 01 english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada
1589 Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III on this day in history.
1619 On August - 01 first black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on August - 01.
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1628 On this day in history francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
1642 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on August - 01.
1659 Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.
1664 Battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu on August - 01.
1667 On August - 01 paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48